Category «Culture»

Practical Matters – Why Artists Should Consider Minting Their NFTs on Proton ($XPR)

So, it’s tough to write about this topic, because I don’t want to seem like I’m knocking certain blockchains and their respective NFT platforms. For that reason, I’m going to be intentionally vague, and this article is mostly just going to be an expression of my own preferences, along with a brief explanation of why …

Pulse of the Network – Understanding How ANKR Tokens Are Utilized

Whenever the subject of token utility arises, it often feels as though many have this unshakeable image in their heads of a person strolling into 7-Eleven, handing their trusty cryptocurrency card to the cashier and walking out with a savory box of Milk Duds. Their underlying assumption about crypto is that it should function more …

The Switzerland of Web3 – Ankr ‘s “Chain Neutral” Approach Lights a Path Toward Multi-Chain Future

Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in crypto knows that there are a number of persistent rivalries between different blockchains. Taking on a factional form, these rivalries often exist both at the project/developer level and within the wider communities themselves. Much of this can be chalked up to friendly competition, genuine technical …

Best in Show – A Brief Look at “PANTZO TopDog Finest,” a New NFT Collection on Proton

Created by two friends with contrasting styles and tastes, Pantzo TopDog Finest is a new NFT series minted on Proton (XPR). It’s described by its makers as “a handmade collection of unique, surreal 2D creatures that change the visual scene and affect the NFT space.” The Pantzos have a cool, strikingly colorful and casual appearance. …

Cherub Fields – The Angelic NFT Collection That’s Recapturing Crypto’s Lost Innocence

The recent calamity in the markets, the ceaseless vulgarity of discourse, the phishing scammers, the soulless botnets, the shell corporations, and the rug pulls have all taken their toll on the crypto community recently. Minted in such precarious conditions, a delicate, sensitive and heartwarming NFT project like Cherub Fields might seem too pure for our …

Snipcoins – A Snappy New Social Platform For All Things Crypto

Continuing on my unprompted, unlikely odyssey into Proton’s budding young ecosystem, I stumbled onto a nifty social media platform called Snipcoins ($SNIPS). Founded by Jervis Dent, an experienced web developer from Orlando, FL, Snipcoins describes itself as “a place where NFT and crypto enthusiasts can connect, share, engage, trade and learn from each other.” More …

Mid-Century Modern Inspired NFT Collection “Mod Commodities” Launches Exclusively on Proton ($XPR)

Phoenix-based artist and poet Brandon Adamson is in the process of launching a new NFT collection called “Mod Commodities” on Proton’s NFT platform, Proton Mint. Currently, the easiest way to obtain Proton (XPR) is probably through the exchange, Kucoin. This particular NFT series consists of unique, mid-century modern inspired pieces of artwork. These one of …

Crescendo Poised to Launch Music and Arts Marketplace on Algorand

While perusing the list of projects running on Algorand, I came across one called Crescendo (CRSD) which got my attention. With a few notable exceptions like Lofty.ai, most of the assets on Algorand tend to be either ambitious defi applications, meme coins, or charity tokens. So it’s interesting to see something a little more avant …

Ravencoin’s NFT Renaissance

When I decided to get back into crypto about two years ago, Ravencoin was one of the first coins I looked at, and I even held some for a period of time before moving on to whatever else I got myself hyped up on. The Ravencoin community at that time seemed robust, yet fairly small …